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FLU IN CAMPS
BEING CHECKED
West Shows Increase Over
Eastern States,
However.
The influenza wave at all large {
camps and stations has not entirely <
subsided, according to the report Is- !
sued yesterday by the Division of i
Sanitation to the Acting Surgeon Gen- j
erml of the army for the week end-1
ed November 1.
The number of new cases reported i
Is practically the sime as last week.
The number of cases is larger In the j
camps of the Western States at the j
present time than in the Eastern and j
Northern States. These later cases, i
however, are less often accompanied ;
by pneumonia thsn when the epidem- j
lc was at its height.
Death Kate Dimininhing.
The admission rate at the hospitals ;
of the camps and cantonments Is
1-.22 against 17.S2 last week. The I
death rate for the name period is less
than one-half that of the preceding
week.
Thirty-one new cases of pneumonia ;
were reported at Camp Humphreys. !
Va.. for the we*?k ending November
1 In this same period ninety-two
new rases of influenza were received
at the ha*e hospital of the camp.
ramp L.ee. Va.. reported one new
case of pneumonia and 224 new case*
of influenza for the name length of
time. Camp Meade. Md.. had twenty
new cases of pneumonia and forty
six new cases of Influenza in that
period.
Four thousand soldiers in Madrid
garrison are victims of Spanish
"flu."
jARFIELD reduces
LIGHTLESS NIGHTS
:uel Administrator Allows Greater
liberties in Illumination of Shops.
Partial lifting of the lightless night*
irder was announced by the Fuel Ad
mnistiation yesterday, to be effec- i
ive November 11. It results from (
mproved coal supplies in the Gaat. (
Under the new regulations store and ,
hop windows may remain lighted at
light when the store Is open or even
when It is closed on nights not or
lered as lightless. In New England,
S'ew York. Pennsylvania, New Jer
ley, Delaware, Maryland, District of
Columbia. Michigan and Ohio. Light
ess nights continue in New England.
Vfaryland and the District to be Mon
lay, Tuesday. Wednesday and Thurs
iay. In Michigan and Ohio they are
.0 be Monday and Tuesday. The
lew order continues the restrictions
igainst the wasting of light in street
ind park lighting, slgr.s. external or
namentation of buildings, now in
force. In the West enforcement of
ighlless regulations remains optional
ivith the State fuel administrators.
Accidental Death, Verdict
Of Coroner at Inquest
A verdict of accidental death was
ssued yesterday by Acting Coroner
>r. E. W Titus In the case of Ai
red Mullin. head of the fuinit'ire
lepartment of a locai store, who was
ound dead Thursday in his home
vith the gas turned on. Th*? police
hought ai first that Mullin had com
nitted suicide, but the inquest de
reloped that the dead man had suf
ered a stroke of paralysis as lie
u.e in th* act of turning on the
ras in his home.
Unable to get up again and turn
he gas off. Mullin was soon asphyx
ated and di?*d on the way to the
lospital. Mullin lived st 149 Adams
treet northwest, and was 51 years
?f age. He leaves a wife and thr?e
?lildren.
OPEN NOSTRILS! END
A COLD OR INFLUENZA
How to Get Relief When
Head and Nose Are
Stuffed Up.
Count fifty! Your cold in head or
catarrh disappears. Your clogged
noatril^ will open, the air parages
of your head will clear and you
can breathe freely. No more snuf
fling1, hawking, mucous discharge,
dryness or headache; no struggling
for breath at night.
Get a small bottle of Ely's Cream
Balm from your druggist and apply
a little of this fragrant antiseptic,
cream in your nostrils. It pene- (
trates through every air passage off
the head, soothing and healing the
swollen or inflamed mucous mem
brane, giving you instant relief. I
H^ad colds and catarrh yield like |
magic. Don't stay stuffed up and
miserable. Relief is sure.?Adv.
Unlike Topsy?
Swift & Company
Has Not "Jest Growed"
Swift & Company, in fifty years of well ordered growth,
has become one of the great national services because
it has learned to do something for the American people
which they needed to have done for them, in the way
in which they preferred to have it done.
It has met each successive demand, in the changing
conditions of national life, by getting good meat to
increasing millions effectively, efficiently, economically,
and expeditiously.
The Swift & Company packing plants, refrigerator
cars, car routes, branch houses, organization, and person
nel of today are the practical solutions, born of practical
experience, to the food problems of a half a century.
Because of all of these elements working in cor
relation and unison, Swift & Company is able to supply
more and better meat to more people than would have been
possible otherwise, at a net profit per pound of meat so low
(a fraction of a cent) that the consumer price is practically
unaffected.
Strip away any portion of this vast, smooth-running
human machine, and you make a large part of the meat
supply uncertain, lose the benefit of half a century of
fruitful experience, and scatter the intelligent energies of
men who have devoted a life work toward meeting the
needs of a nation in one vital field.
Swift & Company
U. S. A.
The booklet of preceding chapters in this story of
the pecking industry will be mailed on request to
Swift & Company,
Union Stock Yards, Chicago, Illinois.
Washington Local Branch, 10-14 Center Market
D. T. Dutrow, Manager
SMART WASHINGTON WOMEN
DROP FRILLS FOR UNIFORMS
Mr*, (ironr? Vaaderkllt (left), flvliR krr komr lid time to Klrl war-worker "flu" vtetlra*. nrxr? simple
unit of Kngllah twwdi Mm. J. Border Harrtmaa. Hew York and iVaihUgt?a social leader, abandons rlek
nown* for the uniform of a lied Cross volunteer ambulance driven Mrs. Alive llooaevelt l.onic\?wrii< (lowrr
renter) *ee? In for Girl Scout work and almplr clotk kowum Mm. *C. B. Tkompaon (right), \\ n?hlng(on aoelal
leader. U ardent advocate of uniforms lor women aad designed this one kcrsrlf.
suit which would stand considerable
wea r.
That is aparently the keynote of}
The wom
en of the diplomatic circle have fll- |
lowed the leadership of women of the 1
congressional act, the official set, and j
the capital social set in the ^Imple
and-serviceable styles.
May I* Mrs. Reader and Miss
Reader are Interested In what Wash
ington girls and women are wearing,
the fashions at the war capital of
th?* world.
So here come? the latest, most ac
curate fashion information 1 have
been able to pick up for their benefit: j
First. Washington women display
about as much interest in fashions i
as a farmer boy would in a last year's j
bird nest.
Second. The style which is making
the blereest hit is the simple style,
frock8 sans ruffles and frills.
Third. Uniforms for women, done In
navy blue or army khaki, have ac
quired a greater popularity here than
in any other American city.
I saw Mrs. Wilson on a whopping
expedition the other day. and her
costume was the simplest imaginable.
It looked like a very serviceable out
lit, and lo a man it looked like a
This, too. is true of the New York
society leaders who make Washing
ton their home during the autumn
and winter.
Women in the capital are more con- j
cerned about winning the war than
they aro in keeping a minute* ahead
of the fashions. This is so with the I
70,0(1) girl war workers here and the j
wives and daughters of Cabinet!
members. Senators and other hi?h j
ofVi-ialf.
rHREE YOUNG GUNMEN
SURE MADE THINGS HUM!
On certain occasions a very frac
tional part of a million dollars can
look, act and f?*oi exactly like a mil
lion; and thereby hang* a tale, and?
the arrest of George Brent, twelve
years of age; Francis Edelin, sixteen,
and Leonard Hodge, eighteen, all col
ored and residents of Ivy City.
These three boys found on
October 28 at the coiner of North
Capital street and New York avenue.
The money was part of a roll of
2.<?00 that Rose Nelson, colored. 79 O
street northwest. had lost that same
day through a hole in her stocking.
Where the other JW? went is a mys
tery.
Hodge, the eldest of the trio, sug
gested that they take the money and
buy the I'nion Station, rent it out
and live in luxury on the proceeds.
Th* other two boys, being short of
ready cash, objected and suggested
that since the roll looked big enough
to keep on spending it forever that
LIEUT. W. A. SHEEHAN
DIES LEADING MEN
Braving a barrage of German fire.
Lieut. William A Sheehan. son of
Mrs. Eudora Sheehan. of the West
chester Apartments. Fifteenth and O
streets northwest. waa killed on the
battlefields of France. September 29.
Lieut. Sheehan was an officer in
the 31 "?t h Infantry, a Camp Meade
regiment. Capt. McClintock. of the
same company, who witnessed the
death of Lieut. Sheehan. describes
in a letter to his mother the bravery
of her son in battle.
'Through overzealousnoss. or what
not." Capt. McClintock wrote, "my
company, which was third in line,
found itself mixed with the first
line company. Lieut. Sheehan was
in advance of us all. The machine
gun and artillery resistance we met
with was terrific. We were again
thrown back, but eventually the at
tack succeeded and we swept the
Germans back. However. Lieut.
Sheehan had fallen, a machine gun
bullet through his heart. The last
word on his lips was 'Mother.' "
DEALERS MUST PUT
COAL IN AT 75 CENTS
All retail coal dealers in the District
of Columbia are notified in an order
issued today by Frank G. Jones. Fed
eral fuel director for the District, that
no person shall charge more than 7o
cents a ton for storing coal in house
holders' bins.
This order followed complaints of
excessive charges, in some cases as
much as 12.50 a ton, for putting the
coal Into bins in cellars after side
walk delivery had been made. Dealers
say this iorm of delivery has been
customary in Washington and that it
is a difficult matter to employ men
for storing the coal. The price of 751
cents will apply to the actual storing
of the coal in bins and not to its de- j
livery.
"All retail coal dealers,'* the ord*?r|
says, "are hereby directed from
rlay to arrange for ^nd store all coal |
delivered by them to residences, when- j
5ver requested by the purchaser, at a |
cost not to exceed 75 cents a ton." j
Gold Medal for the Best
Essay on "Mad Anthony"
A gold medal for the best essay on
'Anthony Wayne's Capture of Stony
Point," written by a pupil of the
District public schools, has been of
fered by the Sons of the American
Revolution of the District. .
Rules concerning the essays have!
been a^nt to school principals, to i
ivhom the essays are first to be sent.
The essays are not to exceed 1.779
words and are to be presented to the
judges without the names of the
writers. The judges are Galliard |
Hunt of the Department of State, i
William DeC. Ravenell, curator of the j
National Museum, and Miss Helen I
Kicolay. 1
they/ "doll" themselves out in the
latest fashion and call on their pills.
This they di. They bought shoes
: at $10 a pair, suits of clothes at $42.
and silk shirts at *-i each and set;
i forth- Hodge bought his "girl" a1
| ring for $142. They also bought j
flashlights, ho they could see to count
the money in the dark. They bought
I perfumery, cigarettes, elaborate necT- ?
! ties and innumerable other articles, j
Hodge took his two companions to,
j Philadelphia, and there they bought j
j some red paint and gave the Quaker
City the shock of Its life.
j Tiring of Philadelphia, they came j
I back homo and were about to retire,
J for life on the balance of the money '
j when along came Detectives Scrivener !
and Alli^oo'd and Policeman Giles, j
The officers woke the boys from their '
dreams of opulence and took $1.4751
away from them. They will be ar
j raigned toil ay on charges of grand
larceny.
K. OF C. HUT TO BE
OFFICIALLY OPENED!
Bishop Shahan. of the Catholic Uni
versity, will make the dedicatory ad
dress at the opening of the Knights
of Columbus hut at Seventh street
j and Pennsylvania avenue northwest!
i tomorrow* afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.'
Michael D. Schaefer. State deputy of
; the Knights of Columbus of the Dis- i
I trlct of Columbia, will preside, and
: the Camp Meigs band will play,
j Commissioner Louis Brownlow will
speak, and Rev. p. J. O'Connell. State:
'chaplain of the Knights of Columbus,
will deliver the invocation and bless)
the building. The committee in charge
j consists of-P. .T. Haltigan. William G. '
j Keeley. I^eo F. Stock. Charles W. I
Parr and Michael J. Driscoll.
- i
?
Begin Hot Water
Drinking if You
Don't Feel Right
Says Glass of Hot Water with
Phosphate Before Breakfast
Washes Out Poisons.
If you wake up with a bad taste, I
bad breath and tongue is coated;
if your head is dull or aching; if |
what you eat sours and forms gas
and acid in stomach, or you are
bilious, constipated, nervous, sallow
{and can't get feeling just right, be
! gin inside bathing. Drink before
(breakfast, a glass of real hot water
with a teaspoonful of limestone
phosphate in it. This will flush the
poisons and toxins from stomach,
liver, kidneys and bowels and
cleanse, sweeten and purify the en
tire alimentary tract. Do your in
side bathing immediately upon aris
| ing in the morning to wash out of
I the system all the previous day's
I poisonous waste, gases and sour bile
! before putting more food into the r
j stomach.
i To feel like young folks feel; like'
I you felt before your blood, nerves'
land muscles became loaded with I
I body impurities, get from your!
pharmacist a quarter pound of lime-!
stone phosphate which is inexpen-'
Isive and almost tasteless, except fori
ja sourish twinge which is not un
pleasant.
Just as soap and hot water act
I on the skin, cleansing, sweetening
|and freshening, so hit water and
I limestone phosphate act on the
stomach, liver, kidneyi and bowels.
Men and women who are usually
constipated, bilious, headachy or
have any stomach disorder should
begin this inside bathing before
breakfast. They are assured they
will become real crank* on the sub
ject shortly.?Adv.
RED CROSS NEEDED
AFTER WAR IS OVER ,
Organization Will Continue Work
of Relieving Distressed.
Peace will bring renewed work for
the Red Cross, according to a state-)
ment issued yesterday.
"Millions of American boys are still
under arms," says the Red Cross
Statement. "Thousands of them are
?ick and wounded. Owing to short
age in shipping, it may take a year
to bring our boys home from France.
But, whatever the time, our protect
ing arm must be about them and
their families over the whole period
which must elapse before the normal
life of peace can be resumed.
"The cessation of war will reveal
a picture of misery such as the world
has ne^er seen before, especially in J
the many countrien which can not I
help themselves. The American peo- !
pie will expect the Red Cross to con
tinue to act as tbair agent in repair-]
ing broken spirit* snd broken bodies. I
Peace terms and peace conditions will
determine how we may best minis
ter to the vast stricken areas which
have been harrowed by war. and for
this great act of mercy the heart and
spirit of the American people must
continue to be mobilized through the
American Red Cross.
"On behalf of the war council we
accordingly ask each member of our
splendid body of workers throughout
the land to bear in mind the solemn
obligation which rests upon each one
to 'carry on..' We can not abate one
instant in our efforts or in our spirits.
There will be abundance of work to
do, and specific advices will be given,
but even at the moment of peace let
no Red Cross worker fslter.
"Our spirits must now call us to
show that not the rc^r of cannon or I
the blood of our own alone directs ourl
activities, but that a great people
will continue to respond greatly and
freely to its obligations and oppor
tunity to serve.''
1,000 NEW MEMBERS
AIM OF D. C. GUARD
One thousand new members was the J
aim set for the District Guard at a j
meeting held Thursdsy night* at thel
Armory. 472 I> street northwest, at
the call of Brig. Gen. Richard D. I
Simms, the commanding officer.
More than 1.100 are already enrolled
for the various units. The suard has j
available an appropriation of 570,0001
and plenty of uniforms, arms and j
supplies. It is probable that a down
town rccrultinp office will be opened
within a few days.
Under the new District of Columbia
Guard law. men between the a?es of
17 and f?5 years of age can now enlist i
for limited service in the District only.
It is probable that regiments, ma
chine-gun companies, anti-air craft
companies, a hospital corps, a naval
battalion and a separate colored bat
talion will be organized.
All men in the Capital are urged]
by the officials in charge to join the|
Guard. i
C. OF C. READY
WITH PROGRAM
Completes Plans for Recon
struction Conference at
Atlantic City.
Preliminary plans for the War j
Emergency and Raoonatruction Con- j
farence of War Service Committee* ?
to be held at Atlantic City, Decern-1
her 4. 5 and ?. are announcej by the |
Chamber of Commerce of the United
State*.
Reconstruction will be ?Hven a prom- ?
int-nt place on the program. as it 1* J
recognized this subject mu.?t be taken .
up hy business men to the end that,
there may be placed at the command !
of the government all available
sources of Information. The woik of|
reconstruction suggests the creation i
of a federation of all war rervice com- i
mitteea that whatever study and plan- !
ning is carried on may be on behrJf
of all business. War Industries and
non-war industries are concerned]
er^ially in the determination of recon
struction problems. All European
countries already are under way with j
reconstruction plans.
Uikranlon of Rig Sabjeett.
There will be four general sessions. .
On December 4 there will be both'
morning and afternoon sessions, and
on the 6th and 6th morning sessions.
The chamber is engaced now in ob-1
t&ining the best speakers available to
discuss among others the following i
suggestion?: Reconstruction, indus- [
trial relations, raw materials and j
their control, price control, economic.
legislation affecting combinations, ex- ,
port and import operations, and
finance.
The conference will be divided into!
groups at three sessions, the first to
be held on the evening of December,
4. the second on the afternoon of
December 5. and the third on the eve- !
ning of the same day. On the evening i
of December 4 each war service com- !
mittee will meet with its chairman to j
consider the problems of reconstri^c
tion as they affect that particular in
dustry. as well as to take up other
problem* which the war has demon
strated are vital to industr\.
On the afternoon of I>ecember 6 |
the war service committees will meet
in groups which are related as* to their
use of basic materials and as to their
distribution problems. With these
groups will meet the commodity or,
section chiefs of the War Industries
Board. Related groups mill form
themselves into ten major groups on j
the evening of December 5 to take up !
the question of raw materials, price j
control and subjects arising from re-!
lated group meetings.
"Have you ever met your ideal j
woman?"
"Scorc* of times; but I've always
been lucky enough to change my
ideal."?Sydney Bulletin.
MOVIE STAR
HELPS DRIVE
"Doug" Fairbanks Put!
"Pep" Into War Work
Campaign Rally.
I
"Dour" Fairbanks put puncfe
enough 'into the united w*r worl
campaign at th? rally held at Lib*
erty Hut last night to last through
the entire levA days of th^^ive.
Practically even member. M tin
crowd of more than 2.000 wherH
in the hut to hear and see you*"
promised him to assist In th?r cam
paign. Fairbanks told the aiJBienoc
that h?- hari j.l.-dged himself 10 raiM
I2f>.??0.000 as his part in the driv%
and Intended to do it. **tf E havi
to atand people up againet a wafi
I and take it out of their pock eta.**
-I?oag." < ?licet* Caafeu ;
| "If you live in this count*?. N
; a part of it or get out." he "Jrried
"There's nothing we can do t|pat la
i too good for the boys who are sndinj
| the war over there."
While Mr Fairbanks went through
the crowd collecting pledges of gup
port and shaking hands with ?"Doug"
1 fans. Thomaa Heed, a member of
Fairbanks' company, kept the peo
ple amused and singing.
Fairbanks was introduced to the
audience by Admiral Cowrie, Liberty
Loan Officer for the navv.
Corcoran Thom. chairman of the
committee managing the drive in
Washington, introduced the spe&kera.
Hrroe* Platform.
On the platform were three wounded
soldiers from Walter Reed Hospital,
who. however, a^ked to be excueed
ftom addressing the audience. The
men were Corp. William Clarke, Prt?
vate Harry Curtisa and Private J a*
Rower The soldiers were greeted bj
Mr. Fairbanks before the etar began
his plea for funds.
The work done by the aeven relief
organizations for the men an<J women
in the service was described by Mias
l?ulse Holmquist, who has just re
turned from duty overseas with the
Y. W. C. A Martin Richardson, of
the Y. M. C. A., led the crowd In
singing patriotic songs, accompanied
by Miss Elizabeth Chalfant.
"Dig for Doug," Slogan
In War Work Campaign.
"Have you dug for Dour?"
A bag bearing this sign will h#
placed In the T'nion Station next weeic
to receive contributions toward ths
(25,000,400 Douglas Fairbanks has
j promis*-d to rai*e during the seven
1 days of the t'nited War Work cam*
? raign.
Mr. Fairbanks If planning to placs
| similar signs di < very city where hs
I speaks for 'h* war fund. Fans prom
| ising to assist him in his drive will
place their pledges ano contributions
j in these bags.
Store Hours: Open 10 A. M.?Close 6 P. M.
It Pays to Deal yHL at GoldenbergV
th and K The Dependable Store"
Announcing for Today?the Banner Garment Event of the Season?
500 Women's and Misses'
High-Class Winter Coats.
?ik
Values Worth Up to $42.50
Offering Extraordinary Savings on the Season's Newest
and Smartest Coats. A Remarkable Collection of
Beautiful Garments Whose Real Worth Must Be
Seen to Be Fully Appreciated.
Hero's a sale of Fine Winter Coats that carries a wonderful message of economy to every
thrifty Washington woman. The real values represented in this event eannot be fully realized until
you see the garments with your own eyes and note the smart style, the superior workmanship
and the fine quality materials. These coats were intended to retail up to $4^.50, but they were ad
vantageously bought by our buyer, just returned from a trip to the New York market, and all
arc included in today's extraordinary event at a price that should brinp you here today to pur
chase your winter coat.
The styles are all authentic and approved for the winter season. Many of them are fur trimmed,
although tiiefrc is a splendid \aricty of plain-tailored and novelty coats to choose from.
Your Best Coat Buying Opportunity of the Season?Don't Miss Sharing the Advantages
MATERIALS?Bolivia Cloth, Salt's Plush, Wool Velour, Silvertip Cloth, kersey. Broadcloth, Cheviot, -
Military Coatings.
COLORS?Navy Blue, Black, Brown. Deerskin, Taupe, Green. Burgundy, Reindeer. Pekin.
STYLES?Loose Back Coats, Fur Trimmed Coats, Ripple Back Models, New Novelty Effects. Clever
Pleated Styles. Chic Belted Coats, Plain Tailored Coats.
The Sale Starts Promptly at 10 o'Clock This Moraing in Our Second Floor Garment Section.

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